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Head Of CDC Steps Down After Buying Tobacco Shares

Head Of CDC Steps Down After Buying Tobacco Shares

In the first few weeks of running the CDC , she invested money in tobacco and drug companies with the knowledge that she could increase the profits of those companies greatly, but she isn't alone i...

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IOC: No 'automatic' Olympic participation for 28 cleared Russians

IOC: No 'automatic' Olympic participation for 28 cleared Russians

USADA has long called for the International Olympic Committee to take a tougher line on Russian doping. The IOC says it has taken note of the CAS decision "with satisfaction on the one hand and disa...

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Cancer

Cancer "vaccine" makes tumours vanish

Since the drug's application is so localised, the researchers insist it is cost-effective and unlikely to cause adverse side effects often seen in other kinds of immune simulation. (A microgram is one...

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Coffee may soon come with cancer warnings

Coffee may soon come with cancer warnings

The substance called Acrylamide is also found in eatables like fried foods, baby food, and baked food as well. But the science on its cancer-causing potential has been mixed. The International Agenc...

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Giant inflatable heart marks start of Heart Awareness Month

Giant inflatable heart marks start of Heart Awareness Month

In honor of Wear Red for Women Day on Friday, Regional Health employees along with people throughout the area will be wearing red to show support for women's heart health and to raise awareness ab...

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Pizza Is Healthier Breakfast Option Than Cereal, Dietitian Says

Pizza Is Healthier Breakfast Option Than Cereal, Dietitian Says

While some cereals are nothing more than spoonfuls of sugar, pizza presents a more balanced meal of protein and calories. But do not think that as a permit to turn Papa John's to a morning meal stap...

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More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

Its impact can be severe in some cases, especially among seniors, young children, pregnant women and people with underlying medical conditions, according to the CDC. Even though many people think that...

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Lancet-Published Study Illustrates Global Cancer Survival Disparities

Lancet-Published Study Illustrates Global Cancer Survival Disparities

Similarly, five-year survival for the most common type of childhood cancer - acute lymphoblastic leukaemia - rose to higher than 90 per cent in Canada , the U.S. "Greater global efforts are needed to...

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UK Government Ministers Pledge to Publish Brexit Impact Assessments

UK Government Ministers Pledge to Publish Brexit Impact Assessments

But Mrs May wants to change the rights of those who arrive afterwards - so they would be subject to the new post-Brexit immigration scheme. Papers prepared by the Department for Exiting the Europ...

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FDA seeks to curb abuse of common anti-diarrhea drugs

FDA seeks to curb abuse of common anti-diarrhea drugs

FDA is requesting that manufacturers of OTC loperamide "change the way they label and package these drugs to stem abuse and misuse that leaves us deeply concerned", FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, ...

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More than 200 companies have Israeli settlement ties

More than 200 companies have Israeli settlement ties

The report is to be taken up at the next session of the Human Rights Council in March when members will have an opportunity to recommend additional funding for the effort but leaving the future of the...

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No surprises in leaked Brexit report, say European Union leaders

No surprises in leaked Brexit report, say European Union leaders

A document seen by BuzzFeed News - reportedly titled "EU Exit Analysis - Cross Whitehall Briefing" and dated January 2018 - analyses three of the most likely pathways for the United Kingdom once ...

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Not Now - Antonio Conte Won't Assess Chelsea's Transfer Market After Bournemouth Defeat

Not Now - Antonio Conte Won't Assess Chelsea's Transfer Market After Bournemouth Defeat

Eden Hazard tried to spark something as he managed to get to right of the box before trying to find Ross Barkley , who was waiting, but the cross was cleared before the midfielder could get a touch....

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Man City seal Laporte deal, Arsenal chase Aubameyang

Man City seal Laporte deal, Arsenal chase Aubameyang

Maybe one day this club will spend £100 million or £130 million on one player, but we decide not to do it. "I am looking forward to working under Pep Guardiola and trying to help the club achieve su...

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At second glance Super Bowl LII is going to Philadelphia

Watson is also one of the league's finalists for the Nationwide Walter Payton Man of the Year award, which will be announced during the NFL Honors ceremony Saturday night. Booty said, "I'll never forg...

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Super Blue Blood Moon appears in Chicago sky

Super Blue Blood Moon appears in Chicago sky

Several Hindu temples were shut across the state on Wednesday, with many devout Hindus staying away from eating till the end of lunar eclipse , as it is feared to be inauspicious. The greatest lunar ...

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Appalachian State coach suspended over player's racially charged comment

Appalachian State coach suspended over player's racially charged comment

The tennis match between John Wilson of North Carolina A&T State University and Spencer Brown of Appalachian State University took place on January 27, according to Winston-Salem Journal . The ...

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Ambati Rayudu handed two-match ban for breaching BCCI's Code of Conduct

Ambati Rayudu handed two-match ban for breaching BCCI's Code of Conduct

Since Rayudu pleaded guilty to the offence no formal hearing was conducted. "The BCCI is further looking into the role of the Hyderabad team manager in this untoward incident", the statement added. ...

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Ezenwa's confidence at CHAN delights Shorunmu

Ezenwa's confidence at CHAN delights Shorunmu

Head Coach Salisu Yusuf has assured that his wards will come to the party with their iron gloves when Nigeria confront Sudan in the second semifinal of the 5th African Nations Championship in Marrak...

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SC governor issues 'Stand for Flag' proclamation ahead of Super Bowl

SC governor issues 'Stand for Flag' proclamation ahead of Super Bowl

After Gov. Henry McMaster released a proclamation asking South Carolinians to stand during the National Anthem on Super Bowl Sunday, a fellow GOP gubernatorial candidate is asking NFL players to s...

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Train carrying GOP lawmakers to policy retreat hits truck

Train carrying GOP lawmakers to policy retreat hits truck

The Republicans were heading to the Greenbrier resort for a planning retreat. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said one of the three passengers aboard the garbage truck died on the scene. A GOP aide speaking on co...

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Soy most nutritional plant-based milk, study says

Soy most nutritional plant-based milk, study says

Widely used as a substitute for cow's milk, soy milk is notable the anti-carcinogenic properties of phytonutrients present in the milk known as isoflavones . The serving was 95 calories and had the ...

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How folic acid in flour can reduce birth defects in babies

How folic acid in flour can reduce birth defects in babies

Fortunately, there is another approach that works. Eighty-one countries, from the USA to Uganda, Cuba to Canada, have now introduced mandatory folic acid fortification to foods like flour and ce...

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Iowa DOT Hopes Infrastructure Plan Will Help Structurally Deficient Bridges

Iowa DOT Hopes Infrastructure Plan Will Help Structurally Deficient Bridges

The Highway 12 bridge over Moccasin Creek in Aberdeen isn't the only one in the report. According to the National Bridge Inventory, structurally deficient is a status used to describe a bridge that ...

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Two more flu-related deaths reported in Tulare County

Two more flu-related deaths reported in Tulare County

Rachel Levine, acting Pa. health secretary. People who were born during the 1957 Asian Flu pandemic, for example, were at a higher risk of dying during the 2009 Swine Flu pandemic. In the past, A (H...

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Here's what it's like inside Amazon's indoor rainforest

Here's what it's like inside Amazon's indoor rainforest

Along with the approximately 40,000 plants and trees inside the Spheres are seating areas, including the wooden "bird's nest" seating area; suspended walkways that wind through the plants; waterfalls;...

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Wall Street slips at open, Apple weighs

Wall Street slips at open, Apple weighs

Mining and financials shares suffered the largest losses in Europe, which posted similar overall declines to Wall Street as the FTSE 100, DAX, CAC 40, FTSE Milan and Spanish IBEX shed 1.09%, 0.95%, ...

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Study Warns Disrupted Sleep Cycles Could Be Linked To Alzheimer's

Study Warns Disrupted Sleep Cycles Could Be Linked To Alzheimer's

The study published online January 29 in JAMA Neurology , may help doctors identify those at risk much earlier than previously thought. Alzheimer's disease, which is the sixth leading cause of ...

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Pacemaker for the brain slows progress of Alzheimer's

Pacemaker for the brain slows progress of Alzheimer's

Dr Douglas Scharre examines Alzheimer's patient LaVonne Moore. The US study found the implant reduced the drop in performance in people with mild or early-stage Alzheimer's, Britain's biggest kill...

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Flu cases - and deaths - continue rising in Pennsylvania

Flu cases - and deaths - continue rising in Pennsylvania

USA Today reported that a surge of the adenovirus in military training camps caused the Department of Defense to reinstate its vaccine in 2011, which resulted in "dramatically reducing" its cases. T...

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